Annual conference programme 2019

 

Wednesday 13 November (Evening)

16:00 – 18:00     Registration and hotel check-in

Courtyard Lounge and Bar

18:00 – 23:00     The restaurant and bar will be open for delegates who wish to purchase 
                            refreshments

 

Thursday 14 November (Day)

08:30 – 09:15     Conference registration and exhibition*

Courtyard Lounge and Bar

Conference Room 1

09:15 – 09:25     Welcome and event logistics – Fiona Sandford, Visionary CEO
09.25 – 09:40     Opening Remarks – Lord Colin Low, Visionary President
09:40 – 10:25     Keynote speaker: Ruth Ibegbuna
10:25 – 11:10     Keynote speaker: Baljeet Sandhu
11:10 – 11.25     Keynote speaker: Naqi Haider Rizvi
11:25 – 12:00     Refreshment break

Courtyard lounge/bar

12:00 – 13:00     Session one Workshops
13:00 – 14:30     Lunch

Restaurant and Bar/courtyard lounge

14:30 – 15:30     Session two Workshops
15:30 – 16:30     Session three Workshops
16:30 – 17:30     Exhibition

Courtyard lounge/bar/courtyard

 * The exhibition will be open on Thursday 08:00 – 17:30 in the Courtyard lounge and bar. 

Thursday 14 November (Evening)

18:30 – 19:00     Drinks reception

Courtyard Lounge

19:00 – 19:10     Welcome and opening remarks 

Owen Williams, Visionary Chair

19.10 – 20:30     Dinner

Restaurant

20.00 – 21:20     Awards

Restaurant

21:20 – 22.20     Wilberforce Quiz

Kirsty Palmer, Thomas Pocklongton Trust

 

Friday 15 November (Day)

09:00 – 09:50     Panel discussion and Q&A – Conference Room 1

Chaired by Fiona Sandford – CEO Visionary

Matt Broom – CEO Vision UK
Charles Colquhoun – CEO TPT
Matt Stringer – CEO RNIB
Owen Williams – Chair Visionary
Tom Wright – CEO Guide Dogs

10:00 – 11:00    Session four Workshops
11:00 – 11.20     Refreshment break
11:20 – 11:50    15-minute AGM – followed by questions

Conference Room 1

All delegates are welcome to attend, however only
members can vote.

12:00 – 13:00     Session five Workshops
13:10 – 13:20     Closing remarks

Fiona Sandford

Conference Room 1

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